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Magnetics

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Theory of Spin-Orbit Torque

Ongoing
The working of countless electronic devices involves electric and magnetic effects interacting within nanostructured materials. In the phenomenon known as spin

Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy

Ongoing
The Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy Project develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as ferromagnetic resonance, switching, and damping. We

Neuromorphic systems

Ongoing
Neuromorphic systems are required to develop cognitive processors as well as to understand how the brain works and how to measure brain function and dysfunction

SMART Contrast Agents

Ongoing
SMART contrast agent project develops multifunctional imaging contrast agents including nano-fabricated agents that can sense and report local properties.

Publications

Units for Magnetic Quantities

Author(s)
Ronald B. Goldfarb
The centimeter-gram-second (CGS) system of units was adopted by the pioneers of electromagnetism in the nineteenth century. By the early twentieth century, two

Awards

Russek named 2014 APS Fellow

Congratulations to Stephen Russek (Magnetic Imaging) for being selected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) for 2014. He was